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Wylie On Long Commutes, Demanding Schedules & Marking The Best

Ryan Wylie

Ryan Wylie may be used to lining out against the blue jerseys of Dublin, but off the field, the Monaghan defender is settled into life in the capital.  The 24-year-old first moved to Dublin when he began his studies in Radiography in UCD and it was there that he struck up friendships with Paul Mannion, Jack McCaffrey and Michael Fitzsimons, …

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Shane Walsh Hungry To Continue Upward Trend In Galway

You would be forgiven for forgetting how much Galway football has improved in recent years, given their current standing as one of the main challengers to Dublin. In 2017, Kevin Walsh led his side to their first win in Croke Park in 16 years as they claimed the Division 2 National League title, securing their place in the top flight. …

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Roundup: All The GAA Results From Sunday’s Action

Tony Kelly Clare GAA

With only two weeks left until the beginning of the Allianz National Football and Hurling leagues, today was another chance for managers to see their teams in action. Here is a round-up of all of the GAA preseason results.  _____ Hurling: Clare v Tipperary The Banner county secured a 4-20 to 1-18 win over neighbours, Tipperary, to claim silverware in the …

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Dublin Edge Past Meath After Penalties In O’Byrne Semi-Final

Dublin Meath O'Byrne Cup

For the second weekend in a row, a penalty shootout was required to decide the winner in the preseason competitions, as Dublin edged past Meath to reach the O’Byrne Cup final.  The game finished 1-12 apiece after normal time with the All Ireland champions prevailing 3-1 in the penalty competition, which was introduced instead of extra time. Ballyboden St Endas’ club man, …

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McKernan: Dublin Aren’t As Far Ahead As Everyone Thinks

Tyrone defender, Michael McKernan, believes that All Ireland champions, Dublin, are not as far ahead of the chasing pack as everyone thinks.  McKernan featured at centre-back in the All Ireland final as Dublin cruised past Mickey Harte’s side to claim their fourth title in a row. Few teams can close to ending Dublin’s unbeaten run in 2018 but the Ulster …

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O’Shea: Younger Players Want To Step Into Leadership Roles

Sean O'Shea Kerry

There have been many changes in Kerry football recently but forward, Seán O’Shea, insists that their younger players can lead the county through the transition.  Éamonn Fitzmaurice stepped down as manager of the senior team in August after six years in charge, and was replaced by All Ireland winning minor boss, Peter Keane. Despite failing to make the semi-final stage …

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Roscommon’s Seánie McDermott Announces Retirement

Seanie McDermott Roscommon

Former Roscommon captain, Seánie McDermott, has announced his retirement for intercounty football after 14 years with the county.  The 34-year-old made his senior debut for Roscommon in 2005 and, remarkably, started every league and championship game from that point up to 2017. McDermott made 178 appearances for the Rossies and enjoyed title success in the Connacht championship in 2015 and 2017. …

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Former Wexford Footballer Scott Doran Dies Aged 44

Scott Doran Wexford

Wexford GAA have paid tribute to their former footballer, Scott Doran, who has died at the age of 44. He made his debut for the Model county in 1992 and made 103 competitive appearances for them during a 14-year period. Doran notched up 25-174 before deciding to leave the county panel at the end of the Allianz Football League in …

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Ranking The Top Five GAA Scores Of The Summer

GAA

It was a summer filled with shocks, drama and unrivalled skill and as the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the highlights of the GAA season 2018. With new systems in place in both hurling and Gaelic Football, we were treated to one of the best GAA seasons in recent times as Limerick and Dublin …

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